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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 24 — Dec. 2, 2002
  • pp: 1425–1430

Distortion and uncertainty in chirped pulse THz spectrometers

J. R. Fletcher  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 24, pp. 1425-1430 (2002)

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A mathematical model of the behaviour of chirped pulse THz spectrometers is used to describe the response of the instrument to long and short pulses of high or low intensity. It is found that the output can be ambiguous because similar outputs can arise from dissimilar inputs.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 4, 2002
Revised Manuscript: November 25, 2002
Published: December 2, 2002

John Fletcher, "Distortion and uncertainty in chirped pulse THz," Opt. Express 10, 1425-1430 (2002)

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